NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Pleasantville mom is preventing for sole custody of her eleven-yr-previous son, claiming that her ex-husband is radicalizing the boy.
Nabila Albarghouthy, who describes herself as a proud American Muslim, stated the boy’s father started attending extra extremist mosques and taking their son, who has now withdrawn from faculty actions.
“I can’t stand by and watch my ex-husband instill worry and instill excessive injustice or hatred or adverse ideas,” she stated. “I worry the continuation of this alienation and indoctrination of an excessive view. He tells me that I’m not an excellent Muslim, I’m not a great mother, I don’t gown appropriately.”
The lawyer for Albarghouthy’s ex-husband denies the allegations, calling them “false and outrageous.”
The boy’s faculty in Westchester contacted authorities when he informed classmates that he was ready to die for his god. In courtroom filings, Albarghouthy stated her son advised her that he needs a cupboard filled with weapons identical to his dad.
“My essential concern is the security and the nicely-being of my son,” Albarghouthy stated. “I would like my son again, he’s not the identical lovely eleven-yr-previous boy that I’ve been elevating. Earlier than final yr he was wholesome, regular, rising, comfortable and since he’s modified.”
“She’s clearly retaliating towards my shopper for submitting a petition to award him custody of their son,” lawyer Pleasure Joseph stated in a press release. “And she or he is clearly hoping to make use of these false allegations each to defend towards the fees that Isam [Albarghouthy’s ex] made towards her in his custody petition and to realize leverage in her personal movement for a change of custody that I simply acquired yesterday. I’m appalled that these mother and father’ personal custody dispute has been uncovered and exploited in an obvious effort to capitalize on the present wave of Islamophobia and make some information.”
Albarghouthy needs the daddy to have solely supervised visits.